Amir Chakhmaq Mosque


Forming part of the Amir Chakhmaq Mosque Complex, this mosque is overshadowed by the iconic neighbouring Hosseinieh – one of the most photographed sites in Iran.

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1. Amir Chakhmaq Mosque Complex

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The stunning three-storey facade of this Hosseinieh is one of the largest such structures in Iran. The rows of perfectly proportioned sunken alcoves are…

2. Saheb A Zaman Zurkhaneh

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3. Yazd Water Museum

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4. Masjed-e Jameh

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5. Bogheh-ye Sayyed Roknaddin

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6. Imam Zadeh Jafar

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7. Clocktower

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8. Tomb of the 12 Imams

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